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A Wrinkle in Time is a joyous celebration of its heroine's anger A Wrinkle in Time is a joyous celebration of its heroine's anger
- March 07, 2018

There's a hurricane rattling the roof, and its winds are shaking the walls around her. Witherspoon echoed this sentiment when she observed that she had never worked with a director who demanded inclusivity like DuVernay did. Aunt Beast was a part of the book that provided support, but she also provided the answer. Then she met up with Madeleine L'Engle at the restaurant on top of the World Trade Center. (more...)
On-Again, Off-Again Weinstein Company Sale Falls Through On-Again, Off-Again Weinstein Company Sale Falls Through
- March 07, 2018

At the time The Weinstein Company threatened to file for bankruptcy protection, an outcome that looks more likely now. "The buyers discovered undisclosed liabilities for the first time today", one of the sources said. Contreras-Sweet had not delivered on a promise to fund the studio's operations until a transaction was completed. Schneiderman's press secretary, Amy Spitalnick, told BuzzFeed News the attorney general's office would be disappointed if the parties can not work out their ... (more...)
President Trump threatens to impose tariffs on cars imported from the EU President Trump threatens to impose tariffs on cars imported from the EU
- March 07, 2018

His response comes as the European Union threatened to slap hefty tariffs on American import goods, such as Levi's jeans, Harley-Davidson motorcycles, and bourbon whiskey. According to the Germany Automobile Industry Association, German automakers exported some 500-thousand cars to the USA last year, but also increased production at their US factories where they employ tens of thousands of people. (more...)
Plea planned by promoter in failed Bahamas music festival Plea planned by promoter in failed Bahamas music festival
- March 07, 2018

McFarland, who organized the disastrous Fyre Festival that made headlines past year, has pleaded guilty to two counts of wire fraud, a spokesman for the US attorney's office for the southern district of NY told TheWrap on Tuesday. Federal prosecutors ended up charging the promoter, Billy McFarland , with fraud. Federal judges aren't required to follow the plea agreement, and the maximum sentence he faces is 40 years in federal lockup. (more...)
Prosecutors seek stiff prison term for 'Pharma Bro' Prosecutors seek stiff prison term for 'Pharma Bro'
- March 07, 2018

The government has filed papers asking a New York City judge to impose the stiff term on the eccentric former pharmaceutical CEO at his sentencing on Friday. Matsumoto ruled that he violated his bail by offering a weird $5,000 bounty to anyone who could snag him a hair from Hillary Clinton's head. His lawyer, Mr Benjamin Brafman, said in court filings that Shkreli had already seen at least one of his items seized by the government. (more...)
Mel B alleges ex-husband Stephen Belafonte 'showed daughters ISIS beheading videos' Mel B alleges ex-husband Stephen Belafonte 'showed daughters ISIS beheading videos'
- March 07, 2018

Additionally, Mel B claimed that Belafonte had interfered with attempts to establish a relationship between Angel and Murphy by sending Murphy's assistant text messages, of unknown content, about a scheduled meeting between the father and daughter. (more...)
Win Passes To The Advance Screening Of TOMB RAIDER In St. Louis Win Passes To The Advance Screening Of TOMB RAIDER In St. Louis
- March 07, 2018

Lara Croft is the fiercely independent daughter of an eccentric adventurer who vanished when she was scarcely a teen. "We didn't want the sexual tension to take away from that". Producer Graham King echoed Vikander's words on any possibility of a follow-up. Jolie was the first actress to bring the popular video game character to life on the big screen in 2001 with a box office success. (more...)
Two WrestleMania 34 Matches Made Official During Raw Two WrestleMania 34 Matches Made Official During Raw
- March 06, 2018

Perhaps the biggest match of them all though, certainly in regards to the mainstream attention it will receive, pits two Olympic champions in the form of Ronda Rousey and Kurt Angle against Triple H and Stephanie McMahon . As per Johnson, "several championship designs have been worked on internally and we are told that the company recently finalized plans for the look of the championships". (more...)
'Black Mirror' lands Season 5 renewal at Netflix 'Black Mirror' lands Season 5 renewal at Netflix
- March 06, 2018

The fourth season of the anthology was premiered in December past year and had six episodes, all released together. Season 3 was released in October 2016. Black Mirror is anthology series that tackles the use of technology in our society and its effect on ourselves in standalone episodes that run between an hour and 90 minutes in length. (more...)
Lego Starts Producing Pieces Made From Sustainable Plant-Based Plastic Lego Starts Producing Pieces Made From Sustainable Plant-Based Plastic
- March 06, 2018

It doesn't affect Lego's iconic bricks, which are still made from acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene (ABS), a copolymer of three petrochemicals. " Lego products have always been about providing high-quality play experiences giving every child the chance to shape their own world through inventive play ", says Tim Brooks, Vice President, Environmental Responsibility at the LEGO Group . (more...)
Rob Zombie and Marilyn Manson Teaming For Summer Tour Rob Zombie and Marilyn Manson Teaming For Summer Tour
- March 06, 2018

Manson and Zombie previously toured together on the " Twins of Evil " tour in 2012. His last studio LP was 2016's The Electric Warlock Acid Witch Satanic Orgy Celebration Dispenser and he's announced a new live album on 30 March. The 29-date summer series - which will begin in Detroit, MI on July 11 - mixes headline shows with festival appearances at Wisconsin's Rock USA event on July 13, Heavy Montreal on July 28 and Maine's Impact Music Festival on July 29. (more...)
RuPaul 'Regrets' The Hurt He Caused Following Controversial Comments RuPaul 'Regrets' The Hurt He Caused Following Controversial Comments
- March 06, 2018

RuPaul added that he believed drag loses its "danger" when it's not men doing it, saying: 'At its core it's a social statement and a big f-you to male-dominated culture. RuPaul apologized Monday for the comments stating he "understands and regrets the hurt I have caused". Every type of expression is valid & that's coming from the "tomboy of drag ". (more...)
Wendy Williams Reveals When She Will Return to TV Following Health Hiatus Wendy Williams Reveals When She Will Return to TV Following Health Hiatus
- March 06, 2018

Wendy explained: 'I feel very bad. The Wendy Williams Show airs weekdays, with Williams's return scheduled for Monday, March 19. According to Deadline , Wendy Williams has today announced that in her time off from THE WENDY WILLIAMS SHOW, actor Jerry O'Connell will be filling in. (more...)
Chris Lilley To Film New TV Series On The Gold Coast Chris Lilley To Film New TV Series On The Gold Coast
- March 06, 2018

Details of the show are being kept under wraps, but the order was revealed by Annastacia Palaszczuk , Premier of the Queensland territory, who announced that the series, which will film between March and June 2018, would generate a A$6.35M (US$4.9M) boost for the local economy. (more...)
Kendall Jenner Was Hospitalized Just Days Before Oscar Weekend Kendall Jenner Was Hospitalized Just Days Before Oscar Weekend
- March 06, 2018

Sources close to Kendall tell the USA gossip website that she was taken to the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Beverly Hills after suffering a bad reaction to the vitamin infusion. Kendall posed for the cameras and even hung out with some of her closest pals including Hailey Baldwin, Joan Smalls , Phoebe Tonkin, and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley. (more...)
Disney's Christopher Robin Trailer Debuts! Disney's Christopher Robin Trailer Debuts!
- March 06, 2018

While sitting on a park bench, a contemplating Robin is approached by his old friend, Pooh. "Oh, I don't see any cracks", Pooh responds. Christopher Robin hits theaters this summer, on August 3, and also stars Hayley Atwell , Mark Gatiss and a full voice cast of Disney actors as Winnie the Pooh , Tigger, Piglet, Eeyore, Rabbit, Kanga and Owl. (more...)
The Call Me By Your Name Sequel Is HAPPENING! The Call Me By Your Name Sequel Is HAPPENING!
- March 06, 2018

DIRECTOR Luca Guadagnino has said that he is " already conceiving " a sequel to 2017′s coming-of-age drama Call Me by Your Name . "It's going to be a new movie, a different tone". However, the picture will take place in a different setting, rather than "somewhere in northern Italy". Guadagnino continued: "I think seeing these characters growing in the bodies of these actors will be quite fantastic". (more...)
Vulcan Materials (NYSE:VMC) Issues Quarterly Earnings Results
- March 06, 2018

It has outperformed by 54.83% the S&P500. Vulcan Materials Company ( VMC ) has risen 10.59% since February 26, 2017 and is uptrending. Therefore 71% are positive. Telos Cap has 11,210 shares. This represents a $1.12 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.95%. Norinchukin Bank The reported 9,846 shares. Manufacturers Life The accumulated 0.02% or 162,693 shares. (more...)
Bodies of missing Louisiana man, woman found in car in river Bodies of missing Louisiana man, woman found in car in river
- March 06, 2018

Divers recovered a vehicle with two bodies inside in the area of the East Pearl River Boat Launch on Highway 90 near the Louisiana-Mississippi state line. They were in Day's dark blue 2011 Chevy Camaro when they were last seen. "All individuals directly involved in the murders are in custody", according to a post on the St. (more...)
Upstate NY native Mark Bridges wins an Oscar...and a jet ski Upstate NY native Mark Bridges wins an Oscar...and a jet ski
- March 06, 2018

The star may have wanted the buzz ahead of her role in Jimmy Kimmel's opening monologue. Kimmel had the jet ski brought out on stage early in the Oscars , explaining that it was an incentive for winners to keep their acceptance speeches short because " this is a really long show ". (more...)
Ruthie Ann Miles Injured and Daughter Killed in Brooklyn Car Crash Ruthie Ann Miles Injured and Daughter Killed in Brooklyn Car Crash
- March 06, 2018

The two children were pronounced dead at the scene. Blumenstein and Lew were also hospitalized, Blumenstein reportedly in critical condition. A GoFundMe page has been set up to help support Ruthie and her family during this tragic time. (more...)
Pep Guardiola calls for calm as Manchester City chase treble Pep Guardiola calls for calm as Manchester City chase treble
- March 06, 2018

The Citizens have already lifted the EFL Cup in the Catalan coach's second campaign at the Etihad Stadium helm, courtesy of last week's resounding 3-0 victory over Arsenal. "Talking about favourites to win it, it's an honour [to be there] because we don't have a legacy". "Sometimes it's not about how you play. We play simple. (more...)
Sade's New Song Is Sonic Heaven Sade's New Song Is Sonic Heaven
- March 06, 2018

My thanks to No I.D . "She was kind + giving". In that time, the group has released just two albums - "Lovers Rock" in 2000 and " Soldier of Love " in 2010 - and toured behind both discs. Serving as Sade's first release in almost 8 years, take a listen to the soft ballad and share your thoughts on it (below). Set to include original tunes from Sia , Kehlani, DJ Khaled and Demi Lovato, Chloe x Halle (of Grown-ish fame), and FreeStyle Fellowship, the score will be handled by Game of ... (more...)
Netflix's 'Lost in Space' Trailer Teases A Darker Take On The Franchise Netflix's 'Lost in Space' Trailer Teases A Darker Take On The Franchise
- March 06, 2018

The trailer released today has been released exactly 50 years after the original TV series ended. Now the series gets a slick new update courtesy of Netflix. what it was.' We are taking that core of an idea - the Robinson family is striving to hold together and survive in this incredible circumstance - and as much as this show is Lost in Space , it could be a shipwreck on an island". (more...)
'Bachelor' finale shocks fans as Arie Luyendyk Jr. flip-flops between women 'Bachelor' finale shocks fans as Arie Luyendyk Jr. flip-flops between women
- March 06, 2018

To make matters even more awkward for Bekah (and everyone who else saw this photo and experienced second-hand embarrassment for this thirst trap), he followed that up with another message the next day after Bekah didn't respond. Before the Bachelor finale aired, rumours began to swirl that Luyendyk Jr. had a change of heart after his proposal. "But I wasn't getting over Lauren", he says. (more...)